• KU History of Art Department

    Specifically developed in response to the teaching and research needs of the History of Art Department faculty, this collection is available to all members of the KU community who have a use for art, architecture, and cultural heritage images. It is a diverse collection of Western and Asian images from prehistoric to contemporary art.

    Number of Images:
    60,500

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